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China & Russian-led EEU bloc to replace trade in dollar & euro with domestic currencies

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), an analogue to the EU in the post-Soviet space, should begin using its own currencies in trade, rather than the Euro and Dollar, which dominate commerce between the member states and China. That’s a consensus…

Dodgers beat Tampa to win World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won their first World Series in 32 years, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to secure a 4-2 win in the best-of-seven championship. Corey Seager gave LA the lead and Mookie Betts hit a home…

*Lagos government invited military to Lekki Toll gate, says Army (Guardian)*SARS men seized, sold my properties, man tells panel (Punch)

Lagos government invited military to Lekki Toll gate, says Army (Guardian) The Nigerian Army has finally broken its silence on the Lekki Tollgate imbroglio in Lagos, exonerating its soldiers from shooting at the #EndSARS protesters last Tuesday. The army described…

Minutes of the last Nigerian meeting – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It is nightmare time in Nigeria. All over the place it is gloom and doom, but a writer must perforce write. The great French novelist Balzac called himself “the secretary of French society”. It is in that spirit that I…

Could tough action against #EndSARS protesters amount to govt terrorism against citizens? – Magnus Onyibe

Nigeria has become the cynosure of all eyes globally. Not for the positive contributions or inventions by its citizens that would move mankind a tad forward in positive progress, such as when man first visited the moon on July 20,…

*Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday)*South-West senators visit Lagos State, sue for peace (Vanguard)

Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday) Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwoolu has approved the full reopening of both food and non food markets. The markets were closed in March as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.…

Fuel tanker explodes in Lagos

*Building collapses in Ikorodu A fuel tanker Tuesday morning exploded at a petrol station along Ajayi Road, Ogba in Lagos State. This is coming as a building has collapsed in Isiu Town of Ikorodu area, with no casualty recorded. According…

Pandemic cuts global foreign direct investment in half – UN report

A United Nations trade report issued on Tuesday says that foreign direct investment (FDI) has plunged by 49 per cent around the world in the first half of 2020 from the same period a year ago. FDI is on course…

China’s industrial profits continue to rise as economy recovers from Covid-19

Major Chinese industrial firms saw their profits surge for the fifth straight month, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data shows, as the world’s second largest economy continues to recover from the coronavirus crisis. In September, industrial profits of large Chinese…

Kim Kardashian celebrates her 40th with eye-popping bikini pics

Kim Kardashian proved she is 40 and fly as she celebrated her birthday by dropping some bikini pictures on Instagram. The star posed in the ocean with a white sandy beach of the private island in the background, where the…

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